• Benefit yard sale in Hancock May 2

    HANCOCK — A multi-family yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hancock Town Hall on Point Road. The sale will benefit Hancock Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. In case of rain, the sale will be held in the Hancock School gym. For more information, call

  • Bean supper set in Prospect Harbor

    GOULDSBORO — The Prospect Harbor United Methodist Church is hosting a baked bean supper on Saturday, May 2, from 4 to 6 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and $4 for children 5-12. Children under 5 eat free. The church is located at 57 Main St. in Prospect Harbor. For more information, call 963-5556 or

  • SCIA awards dinner scheduled May 4

    SURRY — The Surry Community Improvement Association (SCIA) will hold its annual awards dinner on Monday, May 4, at the Surry Elementary School. The awards dinner recognizes individuals who have worked to improve the Surry community. Dinner will be served starting at 5:30 p.m. and will include lasagna, salad, rolls and dessert. The awards ceremony

  • BHCS chess team takes second at nationals

    BHCS chess team takes second at nationals

    BLUE HILL — Blue Hill Consolidated School’s chess team took second place at the National K-9 Junior High Scholastic Chess Championships held April 24-26 in Louisville, Ky. The team tied for second place, with 31 teams competing from across the country, in the K-8 Under 750 Division. The BHCS chess team is very young, formed

  • Benefit yard sale in Hancock May 2

    HANCOCK — A multi-family yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 2, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hancock Town Hall on Point Road. The sale will benefit Hancock Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. In case of rain, the sale will be held in the Hancock School gym. For more information, call

  • MMA sailing season ends in New London

    MMA sailing season ends in New London

    CASTINE — The Maine Maritime Academy sailing team ended its spring season last weekend racing J/70 keelboats on the Thames River at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. Sailing J/70 sloops, the Mariners finished sixth in the seven-boat fleet, one point ahead of Dalhousie University. The University of Rhode Island edged Roger

  • Tough day at O’Day for GSA

    BLUE HILL — Fourteen high school sailing teams gathered in Marblehead last Saturday for a qualifying regatta that would send the top four finishers to Newport, R.I., to contest the New England high school fleet racing championship — the O’Day Trophy — on Sunday. Five of those schools were from Maine, and one of them

  • Bucksport Police Log: Two men charged with domestic assault

    Bucksport Police Log: Two men charged with domestic assault

    BUCKSPORT — Two local men were arrested on domestic violence charges this past week. The first was Ralph Norwood, 52, of Bucksport. According to Detective Sgt. David Winchester, Norwood was charged with domestic assault after a dispatcher in the Police Department received an “open call,” meaning no one said anything when the dispatcher answered the

  • Poet to read at BookStacks May 2

    BUCKSPORT — BookStacks on Main Street in Bucksport will host Washington County poet Gerald George on Saturday, May 2, at 1 p.m. George will read from his new book, “Figments.” George is former poet laureate of the Maine Senior College Network and winner of the Donn Goodwin Poetry Prize. He has published widely in books,